The Casablanca Stock Exchange closed the period from 25 to 29 October 2021 sharply higher, its main index, Masi, gaining 1.92% to 13,555.45 points.
At the end of this week, the Morocco Stock Index 20 (MSI20), made up of the 20 most liquid companies, rose 1.87% to 1,104.79 points and the Madex, a compact index made up of stocks quoted on the continuous market took 1. , 75% to 10,988.68 points.
The benchmark Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) “Casablanca ESG 10” index rose 2.24% to 1,018.19 points.
On the sectoral level, 16 indices closed higher and 7 others showed gray mine, while that of “Electronic and electrical equipment” recorded no change. The “Engineering and Industrial Equipment” sector soared 27.66%, ahead of “Forestry and Paper” (+ 9.73%) and “Distributors” (+ 6.45%).
The overall volume of trade for the period reached 1.61 billion dirhams (billion dirhams), while capitalization stood at over 697 billion dirhams. In terms of values, Bank of Africa was the most active instrument with 428.4 million dirhams (MDH), or 26.57% of the trading volume, ahead of Itissalat Al-Maghrib (14.16%) and Attijariwafa Bank (11.77%).
During this period, the best weekly performances were achieved by Stroc Industrie (33.75%), Maghreb Oxygène (21.47%) and Ib Maroc.com (19.26%).
The biggest drops were recorded by SMI (-9.04%), Delta Holding (-5.97%) and Promopharm SA (-5.75%).